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A ball is falling freely from a height of 45m. At a height 25m, it explodes into two equal pieces. One of the pieces travels horizontally with velocity of 10m/s. Find the distance between the pieces when they strike the ground.

A  ball is falling freely from a height of 45m.   At a height 25m, it explodes into two equal pieces. One of the pieces travels horizontally with velocity of 10m/s. Find the distance between the pieces when they strike the ground.

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Shobhit Varshney IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 33 Points
7 years ago
Hi,

Apply law of conservation of momentum to find out the velocity of the other part and then apply equation of motion to find out the distance travelled...............................................................................................................

thanks

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